Code Liberation + WIG Boston Unity Workshop!
Interested in making digital games but don’t know how to code? Curious about one of the most popular and accessible game development platforms, Unity, but not sure where to start? Want to meet, learn from and share ideas with other women interested in making games? Join WIG Boston and Code Liberation for a FREE game development workshop on the eve of PAX East!
Code Liberation events are trans-inclusive and women-only. Women of all skill levels and walks of life are invited to attend this workshop. If you don’t have any experience in game development, don’t worry! This workshop is open to all levels of learners. Space is limited so sign up soon to secure your spot!
The event venue requires a guest list, thus all workshop participants must register by name for the event. As such, Eventbrite will only issue one ticket per registration. Thank you for understanding.
The event is made possible by the Massachusetts Digital Games Institute (MassDiGI). Workshop participants will recieve complimentary passes to the MassDiGI “Made in MA Party” happening at the same time and in the same building as the workshop. Stop in at the party to get inspired! Massachuetts-based game development companies will be demonstrating their latest games in the exhibition area.
When: Thursday, March 5 @ 6:00-9:00
Where: Microsoft NERD Center, 1 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA 02142
Questions? Email WIG Boston at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please bring a laptop with a basic graphic design program (such as Photoshop or GIMP) and an installation of Unity, which is available for free here: http://unity3d.com/unity/download. Please install these programs prior to the workshop.
About Code Liberation:
The Code Liberation Foundation is an educational initiative founded by Phoenix Perry, Nina Freeman, Jane Friedhoff, Catt Small and Mei Chan. Code Liberation offers free game development and programming skills to women and girls in order to facilitate the creation of games by women and girls and change the female-to-male ratio in video game development.
About WIG Boston:
Women in Games Boston is a networking event for women in the video game industry and their allies. Monthly events are generally held on the first Monday at MeYou Health. WIG Boston’s co-organizers are Nina Huntemann and Adri Mills. The group was founded in 2011 by Courtney Stanton.
The Massachusetts Digital Games Institute (MassDiGI) is a statewide center, designated by the Commonwealth, for academic cooperation, entrepreneurship and economic development across the Massachusetts digital and video games ecosystem. Based at Becker College, MassDiGI is a collaboration among academia, state government and industry, aimed at fostering the growth of the innovation economy in Massachusetts.